3 Fun & Cheap Things To Do in Taupo

Exploring New Zealand on a backpacker budget? Can’t afford a skydive? Check out these cheap things to do in Taupo that won’t break the bank! 1. Huka Falls Huka Falls are HUGE! How huge? 220,000 litres of flowing water per second kind of huge (that’s enough to fill one Olympic sized swimming pool every 11 […]

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White Water Jet Boat Thrills on Waikato River, Taupo

The Jet Boat is well known throughout New Zealand and I was thrilled to be experiencing it. This time I was on the north island, in the iconic town of Taupo, with its famous lakes and rivers. This Jet Boat, ‘Rapids Jet’, is a striking yellow colour, and has been whizzing around the Aratiatia Scenic […]

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Taupo Bungy

This morning I was picked up by Taupo Bungy who took me to the 47m high cliff from which I was supposed to jump. The whole area made me feel very relaxed, and there were bean bags near where you hung out waiting for your jump or watch the others jumping. There was also a little […]

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NZ Riverjet

I got picked up by the Thermal Land Shuttle service which not only takes you to the NZ Riverjet base but also to Waiotapu, its mud pools and its geyser. The last two places were also the spots where the tour took me. At the mud pools we had about 15 minutes to walk around […]

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